From dick-pic-bots to dick measuring with Mark Zuckerberg, Elon Musk has a field day on Twitter

The Musk-Zuck battle of the billionaires has now gone way beyond cage fights and social media platforms.
Sejal Sharma
Twitter CEO Elon Musk
Twitter owner Elon Musk

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Twitter has a “dick-pic-bot” which scours the social media platform in search of phallic-shaped pictures and then flags them.

While there has been no official communication regarding the said bot by Twitter, Elon Musk admitted as much in a tweet:

Musk was replying to a Twitter user who had asked why his posts were getting shadowbanned. The SpaceX CEO further revealed that the bot sometimes thinks that pictures of rockets are dicks, “which is … crazy of course,” added Musk.

Twitter user @farzyness tweeted “Whoever comes up with the best name for the bot wins a free sub,” to which Musk replied: “Hotdog detector.”

Since the confirmation of the existence of the said bot, Twitterati is amused by the name Musk used to describe the penis detection algorithm.

Given the nature of the conversation, it isn’t exactly a surprise that there’s now a Reddit page discussing the dick-pic-bot with approximately 4,000 hits.

Musk admitted that there are a lot more naked pictures of male genitalia that the bot detects, in comparison to female genitalia.

As per Twitter rules, the social media prohibits sharing explicit sexual images or videos online without the person’s consent. Whereas, pornography and other forms of consensually produced adult content are allowed on Twitter.

Musk asks Zuckerberg: Whose is bigger?

And no, we're not talking about the size of their respective social media platforms.

The Musk-Zuckerberg ‘fight’ has gone beyond cage fight matches and their rival apps.

In another unrelated matter but bound by the commonality of erm… penises, which seemed to be on the Twitter owner's mind a lot during this weekend, Musk asked Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg to partake in a battle of measuring dick sizes. No, we’re not kidding.

Musk tweeted:

Zuckerberg and Musk have been embroiled in an online fight ever since the former launched a text-based conversation app Threads on July 6, which is similar to Twitter. But their online fight might soon turn into an offline one, with the highly anticipated MMA fight which both have agreed to participate in. 

Interesting Engineering reported that Zuckerberg was recently seen jiu-jitsu training with podcaster, Lex Fridman. Musk has also been keen to get in on the action as the pair gear up for a battle.

But Musk is not entirely keeping it classy. He called Zuckerberg a 'cuck,' which is a derogatory term for a weak or servile man. This was in response to a Threads user suggesting that Zuckerberg should "go to space just really make him mad lol," to which Zuckerberg replied with a laughing emoji.

Musk has even threatened to sue Meta over its 'copycat' Threads app, which Musk has alleged is built using Twitter's intellectual property and trade secrets.

What started out as a playful banter in June has turned into a full-fledged online war, which very soon may lead to the two biggest billionaires crossing swords, for the lack of a better term, at the Colosseum (maybe). It's evident that the two will not pull back any punches.

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